2024 MÓSTOLES PLANT LAB

Huerto

Picture: Sue Ponce.

The possibilities afforded by learning about the nature around us include more than just growing our own food. These months, we’ll explore local plants to learn what benefits we can gain from them and to make our own everyday items by collecting and transforming them.

Friday 19 January.  Kokedama. Bring it from there to here. 11:30 am—1:30 pm

Kokedama is a Japanese technique of keeping plants at home without pots. In addition to being a beautiful way to keep plants indoors, they also offer us the chance to learn more about our flora and how to care for them.

Friday 26 January. Hanging plants. A macramé workshop. 11:30 am—1:30 pm

We plant lovers like to fill as many spaces as possible with greenery. Hanging plants are a good way to fill places that would otherwise be out of reach. Learn how to make hanging pots with macramé, and along the way learn a bit more about how to care for creeping or hanging plants.

Friday 2 February. Art to ‘dye’ for[AS1] . Understanding natural dyes. 11:30 am—1:30 pm

One way or another, the majority of colours we know of come from the flora around us. This is a fun way to make prints using a very simple technique for creating decorations with plant motifs.

Friday 9 February. Soap workshop. Care for your skin while caring for the planet. 11:30 am—1:30 pm

This is a simple workshop where you can make your own soap using natural materials and learn about homemade natural cosmetics.

Friday 16 February. Candles and air fresheners. Another way of viewing our home. 11:30 am—1:30 pm

Learn more about the properties of plants, this time with a look indoors. After all, that’s where we spend most of the day, so it should be a safe, toxin-free space.

Understanding where our food comes from and how it is produced is the first step towards a healthy, sustainable diet. Join us and learn how to make seedbeds and different organic farming techniques.

Friday 8 March. Drop by drop. 11:30 am—1:30 pm

It may not seem like it, but the time of year when water is increasingly scarce is approaching, so we have to use piped water to water our crops. Learning techniques to lower the amount of water needed for plants helps to lessen the hydric stress on our environment during the summertime.

Friday 15 March. A garden in the city. 11:30 am—1:30 pm

This workshop will answer questions and teach you how to grow plants in the city, an artificial system where we can all do our part to make it as natural as possible.

Wednesday 20 March. SPRING CUTTINGS. Exchange of vegetable seeds 6—8 pm

In addition to being able to bring your indoor plants, as always, at this cutting session we want to expand the possibilities by sharing vegetable seeds and seedlings for those who like growing their own food. Plus, we’ll also hold a mini-workshop on vegetable gardens on terraces.

Xisela García Moure has been putting farming and sustainability techniques into practice in the city for more than ten years. A member of the Instituto de Transición Rompe el Círculo (Break the Circle Transition Institute) and a resident of Móstoles, she is aware of our city’s possibilities and interests. As an expert in organic farming and permaculture, she has worked on different estates and urban farm projects, and this year she aims to put her knowledge into practice by committing to a greener Móstoles that is more aware of this large town’s needs.

 

Kokedama. Bring it from there to here.

Friday 19 January. 11.30- 13:30h.

Kokedama is a Japanese technique of keeping plants at home without pots. In addition to being a beautiful way to keep plants indoors, they also offer us the chance to learn more about our flora and how to care for them.

 

Hanging plants. A macramé workshop.

Friday 26 January. 11:30-13:30h

We plant lovers like to fill as many spaces as possible with greenery. Hanging plants are a good way to fill places that would otherwise be out of reach. Learn how to make hanging pots with macramé, and along the way learn a bit more about how to care for creeping or hanging plants.

Art to ‘dye’ for. Understanding natural dyes

Friday 2 February. 11:30-13:30h

One way or another, the majority of colours we know of come from the flora around us. This is a fun way to make prints using a very simple technique for creating decorations with plant motifs.

Soap workshop. Care for your skin while caring for the planet.

Friday 9 February. 11:30-13:30h

This is a simple workshop where you can make your own soap using natural materials and learn about homemade natural cosmetics.

Candles and air fresheners. Another way of viewing our home.

Friday 16 February. 11:30-13:30h

Learn more about the properties of plants, this time with a look indoors. After all, that’s where we spend most of the day, so it should be a safe, toxin-free space.

Seeding change

Friday 1 March. 11:30-13:30h

Understanding where our food comes from and how it is produced is the first step towards a healthy, sustainable diet. Join us and learn how to make seedbeds and different organic farming techniques.

Drop by drop.

Friday 8 March. 11:30-13:30h

It may not seem like it, but the time of year when water is increasingly scarce is approaching, so we have to use piped water to water our crops. Learning techniques to lower the amount of water needed for plants helps to lessen the hydric stress on our environment during the summertime.

A garden in the city.

Friday 15 March. 11:30-13:30h

This workshop will answer questions and teach you how to grow plants in the city, an artificial system where we can all do our part to make it as natural as possible.

SPRING CUTTINGS. Exchange of vegetable seeds

Wednesday 20 March. 18:00-20:00h

In addition to being able to bring your indoor plants, as always, at this cutting session we want to expand the possibilities by sharing vegetable seeds and seedlings for those who like growing their own food. Plus, we’ll also hold a mini-workshop on vegetable gardens on terraces.

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Activity type
Roof-Terrace Garden
Target audience
Anyone interested
Duration
ENERO - MARZO 2024
Dates
VIERNES 11:30 - 13:30
Kokedama. Bring it from there to here.
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Hanging plants. A macramé workshop.
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Art to ‘dye’ for. Understanding natural dyes
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Soap workshop. Care for your skin while caring for the planet.
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Candles and air fresheners. Another way of viewing our home.
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Seeding change
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Drop by drop.
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A garden in the city.
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SPRING CUTTINGS. Exchange of vegetable seeds
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Plantar flores en el huerto
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Plantación de primavera
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Plantación y reproducción de plantas aromáticas
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Hacemos nuestro propio abono
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Remedios naturales contra plagas y enfermedades en el huerto
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Limpieza sin tóxicos
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Telas enceradas
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¿Sabemos cómo reciclamos?
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Esquejario de verano
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El huerto en verano
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Comida solar
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Access
Attendance open and free while places last
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